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Yoga – Connect Your Mind And Body To Feel Inner Peace

Yoga – Connect Your Mind And Body To Feel Inner Peace

The demanding world we live in has driven many to seek urgent help to deal with mental health problems like chronic stress and panic attacks. Unfortunately, it has become common practice to rely on pharmaceuticals to keep up with the burdensome workload and the busy 

Thinking About Your Health on Time May Save Your Life

Thinking About Your Health on Time May Save Your Life

How many times have you waited until the last possible moment before paying a doctor a visit, only to be criticized for not coming earlier? Did you spend too much time ignoring the symptoms and end up regretting it later? If you are familiar with 

7 Ways to Get Rid of Mental Health Stigma

7 Ways to Get Rid of Mental Health Stigma

Mental health stigma is a huge problem. The majority of people with mental health conditions report experiencing stigma and discrimination. This can be incredibly harmful, as it prevents people from seeking help and can lead to isolation and further mental health problems. However, there are ways to get rid of mental health stigma. By learning about these methods and using them yourself, you can help break down the barriers that prevent people from getting the help they need.

1. Speak Out About Your Mental Health

As advised by several experts, for example, Dr. Jason Campbell, the best way to break down mental health stigma is by talking about it openly and honestly. When you share your own experiences, you let people know that they are not alone and encourage them to help themselves.

2. Ensure Your Language Is Inclusive

Words can be incredibly powerful – for better or for worse. When discussing mental health issues, people’s words make a big difference in perceiving them. For example, using terms like ‘mentally defective’ trivializes mental illness and makes it seem less of a problem than it is. It’s important to speak about the whole person rather than just their illness or condition, as this reduces stigma and encourages acceptance of all identities. Using respectful language that avoids negative stereotypes helps remove barriers to treatment by avoiding alienating those affected by mental health conditions.

3. Pay Attention to Your Reactions

The way you react when someone discloses their mental illness can have a big impact on how much support they receive and whether or not they choose to continue talking about it with you in the future. It is important to remember that many people will not function normally in everyday life without receiving treatment for their condition. For example, if someone tells you that they have bipolar disorder, it can help to remember that this is just one element of their identity and ask what services or treatments work best. You can show your support by offering practical assistance – helping them find the right treatment options, for example – but avoiding pitying looks or comments about how brave they are for speaking out.

4. Educate Yourself About Mental Health

It’s important to have a basic understanding of mental health conditions so that you can approach discussions about them respectfully. You don’t need to be an expert, but simply understanding what different conditions entail will help you avoid saying things that could further stigmatize mental illness.

5. Challenge the Myths and Stereotypes About Mental Health

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about mental health, and it’s important to challenge these whenever you come across them. Doing so helps to reduce mental health stigma and encourages people to seek help when they need it.

6. Stand Up to Discrimination and Exclusion

Sadly, many people with mental health conditions still experience discrimination and exclusion from society. This can take many forms, such as being denied a job or housing because of your mental illness or being made to feel like you’re not good enough because of it. It’s important to stand up against this type of discrimination and ensure that everyone is treated equally, regardless of their mental health status.

7. Promote Positive Images of Mental Health

It’s also important to promote positive images of mental health so that people don’t just see mental illness as a negative thing. This can be done by sharing inspiring stories about people who have overcome mental health conditions or by raising awareness of the many different ways that mental health can be expressed.

By following these tips, you can help reduce the stigma around mental health and make it easier for everyone to get the support they need.

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Healthy Habit Inspiration | Don’t Wait Until Monday!

Healthy Habit Inspiration | Don’t Wait Until Monday!

Are you ready to make any unsound routines in your life and replace them with more healthy ones? Here are nine healthy habit to adopt. Get active. This may be the most ubiquitous health advice on the internet right now, and for good reason. Staying 

Early signs of baldness: what you need to know

Early signs of baldness: what you need to know

Gone are the days when confronting issues of aesthetics and appearance were mostly the domain of women. Thankfully, these days it is perfectly acceptable for anyone to undergo cosmetic procedures of varying degrees, from eyebrow waxing to a complete body overhaul. An area that remains 

There’s No Shame in Asking for Help with Addiction Recovery

There’s No Shame in Asking for Help with Addiction Recovery

If either you or someone close to you has started to notice signs of addiction in your behaviors, choices or lifestyle, it’s crucial to understand, there is no shame in asking for help. In fact, this courageous first step will point you in the direction of invaluable resources or treatment options to aid in your healing process. As vulnerable and intimidating as it can feel, the decision to ask for help in this area might just set you on a course to reclaiming your life.

According to new research from the Current Opinion in Psychiatry Journal, rates of substance abuse have increased these last couple years due to social isolation, economic stress, and an overall urge to self-medicate in uncertain times. Addiction is a common mental health issue that many people across all demographics can fall prey to, but the realization that you’re not alone—and interventions are out there—can be so meaningful on the road to recovery. However, this often starts with releasing yourself from the shame and asking for help.

Why Is It So Important to Seek Out Help with Addiction Recovery?

You might believe that you are in control of this addiction and, therefore, can stop at any time. But the truth is, addictive substances or behaviors alter the chemical wiring in your brain over time to create a psychological reward system that’s activated by consuming more of the substance in question. As a result, the brain will start to become reliant on whatever external stimuli is fueling this reward system, which causes the addictive patterns to escalate. Once that cycle takes root, it’s not always possible to quit on your own.

In most cases, you will need the help of someone on the outside who cares enough about you to call attention to the destructive or harmful choices you’re making. Their honest concern might be difficult to receive initially, or could even cause some feelings of defensiveness to surface. But sometimes your thoughts, behaviors and emotions are just too intertwined with the addiction to see it as a danger until another person intervenes and offers to help.

So keep in mind, if you cannot break the cycle of addiction alone, that is normal—it’s not an indication or weakness, laziness or incompetence. Most people who suffer from substance abuse or other forms of addiction will benefit from reaching out for help, and it’s important to realize there is absolutely no shame in doing so. When you ask for help from someone you trust who wants nothing more than to see you recover, this can open a door to the right therapeutic resources, interventions or treatments you’ll need to start the healing process.

Which Treatment Resources Are Available for Addiction Recovery?

While there is no shame in asking for help, this is only the first step in addiction recovery, so please do not be alarmed if the person you seek out recommends a formal treatment program. This can be terrifying, but it’s also beneficial in order to ultimately reach a place of sustainable healing. When it comes to addiction, there are three main tiers of treatment—and just as with asking for help, there is no shame in taking any of these routes to recovery.

  • Residential Treatment Facilities: This level of treatment requires you to live inpatient at a rehabilitation center on either a short-term (four to six weeks) or long-term (several months) basis. Residential treatment is usually most helpful in the earliest addiction recovery stages in order to facilitate a controlled, safe environment while you detox from the substances or behaviors. This is also an option to consider if you have other co-occurring mental health issues such as anxiety, depression or PTSD.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs: This level of treatment offers you more freedom and flexibility than a residential center because you are not required to live onsite. While the care regimen does take considerable time and commitment, you can structure it around the existing routines of daily life. In some cases, you can even find online intensive outpatient programs, which allow you to take part in virtual sessions, classes and other therapeutic modalities in between work, school or family obligations.
  • Telehealth or In-Person Therapy: This level of treatment is ideal for later stages of recovery after the initial steps of medical stabilizing, detoxification and intensive care have already taken place. Once you feel stronger, healthier and more balanced in your healing process, weekly sessions with a trained counselor who specializes in addiction treatment will provide both accountability and support as learn how to navigate life in real time without self-medication. As with the second tier, many therapists offer telehealth services if you want an alternative to traditional in-person counseling.

Remember: There’s No Shame in Asking for Help with Addiction Recovery

No matter how anxious, uncertain, skeptical or afraid you feel at first, there is never any shame in asking for help to overcome an addiction. Resources are available to direct you on the path to healing, but you might not know these treatment options exists—or how to access them—if you don’t summon the courage to ask for help. So reach out to someone you trust or even call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) hotline number, which is free to contact 24–7 from anywhere in the United States.

 

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How Much Does a Medical Billing Service Cost?

How Much Does a Medical Billing Service Cost?

Read on to know how much medical billing costs if you want to outsource your medical billing to a medical billing service. Each year about $125 billion is lost because of denied billing claims. Medical experts lose a large chunk of revenue when a claim 

What are the best supplements for joint pain? Our top picks.

What are the best supplements for joint pain? Our top picks.

Joint issues are extremely common, many of us deal with them daily. There are many different causes of joint problems. Let’s see what are the best supplements for joint pain in our top picks. Causes of Joint Pain The most common causes of joint pain 

COMPRESSION SOCKS, COMPRESSION TUBES, COMPRESSION SOCKS | WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

COMPRESSION SOCKS, COMPRESSION TUBES, COMPRESSION SOCKS | WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

Compression clothing promotes blood circulation and supports muscle regeneration. In addition, the compression effect helps for faster removal of waste products from the muscles. Acidification is delayed during activity, while compression clothing promotes muscle regeneration when at rest. The most famous compression clothing is probably the compression socks or compression stocking and compression tubes. Depending on the manufacturer, the naming convention is not always universal.

At Stox Energy we split these types up into:

  • Compression stockings: Stockings with compression| with foot | also covers the calf;
  • Compressor hoses: calf pads with compression effect | without foot | covers (part of) the calf;
  • Compression stockings: socks with compression effect | with foot | does not cover the calf.

COMPRESSION SOCKS

Compression stockings, like other compression stockings, have a preventive and regenerative function. You can therefore wear them before, during, or after your sporting activity. Compression stockings are very tight around your feet and calves. The compression effect minimizes the strain on the muscles, as there is less vibration and shaking loads. If your calves “work” less, this also has a positive effect on the Achilles tendons and the shins. Both are attached to the calf muscles and experience less tension when your calf muscles work more calmly. Compression stockings are therefore ideally suited for people who are prone to injuries to the Achilles tendon or shin splints/splints.

In addition to the positive effect of the reduced vibration and shaking stress, compression stockings also provide shock absorption and thus less muscle damage under stress.

Many athletes also choose to wear the stockings after training or competitions to ensure faster muscle recovery. Compression stockings ensure the removal of waste products, as the compression effect is reduced towards the heart. It works like when you are being looked after by a masseur. A masseur also massages towards the heart in order to massage waste materials in addition to blood circulation. The same effect works when draining moisture. If muscles are damaged after training, moisture accumulates in the muscles and the compression stocking removes this moisture through the counter-pressure exerted by the stockings.

COMPRESSION PIPES

Compressor hoses have different names; Calf sleeves, calf guards, and calf pads are examples of this. We call them compression tubes.

Compressor hoses have the same effect on the calves as compression stockings. In the case of compression tubing, however, it only affects the calf piece. The effect on the Achilles tendon remains. The vibration and shaking strain on the heavy calf muscles is reduced even further when tubes are worn. In terms of injury prevention, hoses actually have the same effects as compression stockings. They are less suitable for recreation as there is no one foot on them.

COMPRESSION SOCKS

Support socks do not have calf pads and therefore do not have positive effects on the prevention of shin and Achilles tendon complaints, as they simply do not apply the reduced impact, shaking and vibration loads on the calf muscles. The compression effect on the socks extends to the ankle (depending on the sock height). These socks support the arch of the foot, prevent heel problems and reduce the accumulation of moisture in the feet. People with heel spurs or tendon plate complaints benefit from wearing compression stockings. By supporting the arch of the foot, they support the natural arch of the foot.

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Office trends for this spring

Office trends for this spring

When spring has sprung, everyone starts to itch. Even the most serious people in the office secretly suffer from spring fever. Everyone loves it when the season turns and everything starts to bloom again. People get more energy, inspiration, motivation and creativity again. Spring is